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  1. Land and Resource Scarcity

    Capitalism, Struggle and Well-being in a World without Fossil Fuels

    Edited by Andreas Exner, Peter Fleissner, Lukas Kranzl, Werner Zittel

    Series: Routledge Studies in Environmental Policy

    This book brings together geological, biological, radical economic, technological, historical and social perspectives on peak oil and other scarce resources. The contributors to this volume argue that these scarcities will put an end to the capitalist system as we know it and alternatives must be...

    Published February 27th 2015 by Routledge

  2. The Politics of Urban Cultural Policy

    Global Perspectives

    Edited by Carl Grodach, Daniel Silver

    Series: Routledge Studies in Human Geography

    The Politics of Urban Cultural Policy brings together a range of international experts to critically analyze the ways that governmental actors and non-governmental entities attempt to influence the production and implementation of urban policies directed at the arts, culture, and creative activity....

    Published February 13th 2015 by Routledge

  3. Barriers to Sustainable Transport

    Institutions, Regulation and Sustainability

    Edited by Piet Rietveld, Roger R. Stough

    Series: Transport, Development and Sustainability Series

    The complexity of transportation systems and their negative social and environmental effects are today at the centre of attention. This book focuses on the impact of institutions and regulatory systems on transport systems and travel behaviour. While institutions appear to play an important...

    Published February 8th 2015 by Routledge

  4. Health and Environmental Impact Assessment

    An integrated approach

    By British Medical Association

    Health and the environment are intimately linked. Bad environments can cause ill-health, whether it be asthma worsened by air pollution, poisoning by exposure to hazardous substances, injury caused by fast-moving machinery, stress due to noise or social isolation resulting from poorly designed...

    Published February 8th 2015 by Routledge

  5. Women and the Israeli Occupation

    The Politics of Change

    By Tamar Mayer

    Series: Routledge International Studies of Women and Place

    The state of Israel and the Palestinian nation are at a monumental juncture in their histories. Both have a chance to claim a new future but more than a quarter of a century of occupation has had significant social, political, economic, cultural, psychological and moral ramifications for Israeli...

    Published February 8th 2015 by Routledge

  6. What Happened to Planning? (Routledge Revivals)

    By Peter Ambrose

    Series: Routledge Revivals

    This title was first published in 1986 during a recession much like that faced in recent years, which placed immense pressure on the British planning system and led to social unrest in the inner cities and in many disadvantaged areas. Within this context, Peter Ambrose outlines the features of land...

    Published February 8th 2015 by Routledge

  7. Exploring Social Geography (Routledge Revivals)

    By Peter A. Jackson, Susan J. Smith

    Series: Routledge Revivals

    Exploring Social Geography, first published in 1984, offers a challenging yet comprehensive introduction to the wealth of empirical research and theoretical debate that has developed in response to the advent of a social approach to the subject. The argument emphasises the essentially spatial...

    Published February 8th 2015 by Routledge

  8. Human Ecology

    Edited by Markus Nauser, Dieter Steiner

    We face an environmental catastrophe of global proportions. The ecological rationality of modern society, and of science in particular, is in question. Science still responds to crises at the level of technocratic expertise, and still treats society as an adaptive system. By bringing together a...

    Published February 8th 2015 by Routledge

  9. Landscapes of Globalization

    Human Geographies of Economic Change in the Philippines

    By Philip F. Kelly

    Series: Routledge Pacific Rim Geographies

    In this critical and sophisticated analysis, Philip F. Kelly challenges the conventional definition of globalization as an irresistible and inevitable force to which societies must succumb. By tracing the consequences of global economic integration in the Philippines, he argues that global...

    Published February 8th 2015 by Routledge

  10. Facadism

    By Jonathan Richards

    Facadism - the preservation of historic facades, the creation of facsimiles in front of new buildings and the decorative exercises of postmodernism - is accused of destroying architectural innovation, of divorcing the interior and exterior of buildings and of reducing townscapes to theatre sets....

    Published February 8th 2015 by Routledge